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How is increasing access to information and misinformation impacting our culture, society, and politics? Axios' Mike Allen digs in with four leading experts:

  • Jim Bankoff, Chairman and CEO, Vox Media
  • Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation
  • Steve Kornacki, National Political Correspondent, NBC News and MSNBC
  • Bradley Whitford, Actor and Political Activist

Thank you Charter Communications for sponsoring this event.

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In media, "we do not want to become the thing that we are disrupting...have to be willing to change." - Jim Bankoff, CEO Vox Media. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
"The human soul yearns for community" - Jean Case. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
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Mike and Steve Kornacki discuss how fake news is impacting our elections. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
Bradley Whitford, also known as The West Wing's Josh Lyman, explains how his role inspired young people to get involved in politics. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
Sweet and savory foods mirror the pros and cons of increased access. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios

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